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Positive Self-Talk When Going Through a Tough Time

There is so much out there on the ideas of affirmations, beliefs, thoughts and in general, the things we feed our brain.   Personal motivational geniuses like Jack Canfield, Tony Robbins and Wayne Dyer challenge us to bring forth our most powerful and action-oriented selves in the pursuit of creating the life we want.  It’s all […]

Reflections of a Parent Support Group

I once again realized the importance of some basic human needs we all have. This came to me upon reflection of the support group meeting of moms of special needs children that I facilitated a few days ago. We were an intimate group sitting comfortably on a soft, thick-pillowed, fall-into circular couch; the kind from […]

Dancing Beyond Dis-Ability

“It’s about emotion.  It’s about how you feel when you move and how that movement makes you feel.” I’m still feeling the warm and uplifting feelings of last week’s event.   What was that, you ask. A film followed by a dance.  Not just any film and not just any dance. “Musical Chairs”- a film about […]

A Simple Prescription for Natural Healing

I am very pleased to share with you my guest post featured yesterday on Lori Deschene’s  fabulous site, Tiny Buddha.   When my daughter, Nava, was critically ill, on a ventilator in a drug-induced coma for three months, one of the ICU doctors called me in after a couple of weeks to tell me that […]

Growth From Loss

How do we grow beyond our loss? As I wrote in my previous post, loss demands change.   We are not the same after a loss.  It’s not so much what happens to us, as it is how we respond to what happens to us. Some of us respond with bitterness  (as I did initially after […]

Too Connected to Your Gadgets? 5 Ways to Disconnect Right Now

I am pleased to share with you my guest post featured today on Alex Blackwell’s wonderful blog, The Bridgemaker. While we’re advancing in our technological abilities and skills, we are regressing in our real, authentic and meaningful connections with one another.  We’ve gained in technology and lost in humanism. Can we embrace both or must […]

Positive Losses

Loss is a theme that runs throughout our lives.  Death is the most obvious and recognized type of loss.  However, loss goes way beyond death. Look at some common everyday events that {surprisingly} connote a loss. Weaning – where the baby loses the breast and moves on to the cup. Toilet training – where the […]

Interview with G-Na Casazza

I am pleased to introduce to G-Na Casazza, a new and clearly talented fimmaker.   When her grandmother died tragically in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, G-Na turned to her passion and started working on a documentary film to honor her grandma’s life and educate the public on this deadly problem. One Fatal Mistake […]

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